[Slackbuilds-users] graphviz build failure

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Thu May 24 13:04:08 UTC 2018

2018-05-24 14:49 GMT+02:00 Nate Bargmann <n0nb at n0nb.us>:
> * On 2018 24 May 07:23 -0500, Matteo Bernardini wrote:
>> hi Nate,
>> could it be that you got a version of java installed (like jdk, for
>> example) and graphviz detect it and build a module for it, but you are
>> building graphviz becoming root with a simple "su" and not "su -" so
>> that your shell doesn't have the command javac in its path?
> I always log in with 'su -l' and this was no exception.
> I only have the jre package installed:
> /var/log/packages
> $ ls *java*
> gcc-java-5.5.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2
> /var/log/packages
> $ ls *jre*
> jre-8u162-x86_64-1
> /var/log/packages
> $ ls *jdk*
> /bin/ls: cannot access '*jdk*': No such file or directory
> I do find the following from 'locate javac':
> /usr/lib64/jvm/bin/javac
> I need to investigate why that is not in my root or user path, I guess.

we don't have a jre SlackBuild on SBo, just jdk: is there any reason
why you have not installed that?
if you install that, and logout/login again, you should have an usable
javac in your PATH.


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